Seven people lost their lives on Kerry’s roads during 2019.
That’s according to provisional statistics released by the Road Safety Authority.
Provisional road collision statistics for 2019 show a total of 148 died in crashes across the country, marking a 4% rise from 2018.
The figures have been published by the Road Safety Authority, following an analysis of provisional fatal collision reports by An Garda Síochána.
Pedestrian deaths dropped 36%, and passenger deaths were down by 20%, but there was a 45% increase in driver deaths during 2019.
In Kerry, seven people died in car crashes during 2019.
This was up from four during 2018; eight people lost their lives on Kerry roads in 2017, and seven in 2016.